This is the most popular national park in Tanzania because of its easy accessibility to Dar es Salaam. It is an important center for education , where students go to study ecology and conservation. Mikumi is located north of the Selous Game Reserve, less than 300 km from Dar.
How to get to Mikumi; Mikumi is a four hour drive from Dar. Scheduled, or chartered flights from Dar take just one hour.
What to do; Take a game drive through the park, bird watch (more than 400 species of birds have been observed in the park,)and watch for reptiles (crocodiles, monitor lizards and African python are among the park’s many other residents.